Margaret Hagerty - 87 year old marathoner!
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Margaret Hagerty – Marathoner!
Kiawah, SC is the de... Read more
Little black dress...
Preparing for church service this morning,
I decided I wanted to wear a particular red jacket (fall weat... Read more
Video link to motivation - ultramarathoner David Goggins!
Heard David Goggins speak at NCCU tonight. This 35 year old became a Navy Seal despite a host of obstacles (including sickle cell trait). He’s done over 800 dives and over 700 (parachute) jumps. And he says he hates to run.
His motivation... Read more
"Get on your feet" is my new theme song!
(This blog is dedicated to my muse, Gloria Estefan,
and to my wonderful, amazing SparkFriends!)
"Stinkin' thinkin'" is what they call it when we let negative thoughts cloud our motivation. Boy, was I THERE! Thanks, SparkFriends, for re... Read more
I've been christened a gourmet cook
This year I've been trying to make more of my own meals. When I first got married, I tried a recipe that included marianating pork for a day, then making the dish...so basically it took me 2-3 days to prepare. My husband came home from his sec... Read more
Blooming in autumn
This is just rambling, so don't expect any inspiration today.
There's an annual event in town next week, so I am expecting guests.
This has been the stimulus for getting my house clean, and it is very relaxing to have open space and feel p... Read more
Welcome Bruce the Betta
I'm not so tech savvy as to be able to post the actual photo yet (will work on that for the half marathon)... Read more
Take the A Train to Weight Loss
Yippee! I’m below BMI 30!
Having reached that milestone, I was thinking how this journey is like riding the subway.
(Hats off to NYC,
but special love to BART ... Read more
We are all meant to shine... My 2 month Sparkversary!
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? “... Read more
Hope this isn't a bad omen...on to Plan B
I wanted to bicycle the half marathon route, but yesterday some of the streets were blocked off for an event. Traffic tends to be lighter on Sundays, so today I tried again. Found the start location, geared up, and headed out just as some rai... Read more
Another step forward...half marathon in 6 weeks
Got up this morning and thanks to Mickidee44 ran a 5K in Raleigh
(charitable cause: agency that helps domestic violence victims).
... Read more
Make fitness convenient
Reminders that when it's easy, you're more likely to do it!
Put your workout clothes out the n... Read more
I respond to praise
Going through my friend feed, I am always smiling with the comments we share.
The past 8 weeks have been minor miracles to me - 15 lb GONE FOR GOOD, after YEARS of trying but not succeeding. I am confident and happy on this journey, expe... Read more
Set the DVR for GLEE
Guilty pleasure - those talented kids and wacky adults on GLEE. I even bought several of the cast CDs (still want to call them albums, LOL). Tuesday starts the new season, and they are apparently travelling to NYC. I'll set the DVR and watch... Read more